Moyes to sue over Rooney book

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Everton manager David Moyes is to sue a newspaper over comments made by England striker Wayne Rooney in the player's book.







Moyes, under whom Rooney played at Goodison Park as a teenager, has instructed his lawyers to begin proceedings against the Daily Mail who serialised the book.



The Scot's lawyer, Mel Goldberg, said this morning: "There are couple (of comments) but I think the main one is 'Moyes forced me out' (of Everton)."



Goldberg added on Sky Sports: "No manager wants to lose his best player and that was far from the truth."







Moyes is unhappy with several comments in 'Wayne Rooney: My Story So Far'.



Goldberg added on Sky Sports News: "He was surprised because he had a good relationship with Wayne Rooney, he tried desperately hard to him him and to see the headline 'Moyes forced me out' upset him a great deal.



"Their relationship had always been very good."



Rooney left Everton for Manchester United for £30million two years ago after breaking into the Toffees' first team as a 16-year-old and impressing for England at Euro 2004.

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